John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

News and information from the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

DEIA Space Science PD Workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The IDEAS* team presents: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Space Science Educators Workshop *(Innovative Differentiated Education Activities in Space Science) Registration is now closed. About: To prepare for accessible and inclusive eclipse and space science experiences, all educators will participate in hands-on STEM investigations, explore UND’s Human Spaceflight Laboratory (Inflatable Lunar/Martian Analog Habitat, Space Suit […]

NASA ND Space Grant Info Session (Mar 23, 2022)

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Attention all ND college students:  The ND Space Grant Consortium will be hosting an informational Zoom webinar session on March 23, 2022 for students interested in learning how they can get involved in Summer 2022 programming. This session will be recorded and made available to students unable to attend. Students must register to receive the Zoom link. (You do not […]

ND NASA EPSCoR Request for Pre-Proposals – SFO CAN

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

In response to the FY 2022 NASA Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) EPSCoR Suborbital Flight Opportunity (SFO) Announcement Number: NNH22ZHA002C, the North Dakota NASA EPSCoR (Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) is soliciting pre-proposals from faculty at affiliate institutions specifically designed to promote and expand NASA research in North Dakota. Following preliminary proposal selection by […]

ND NASA EPSCoR Request for Pre-Proposals – R3 CAN

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

In response to the FY 2022 NASA Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) EPSCoR Rapid Response Research (R3) Announcement Number: NNH22ZHA004C, the North Dakota NASA EPSCoR (Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) is soliciting pre-proposals from faculty at affiliate institutions specifically designed to promote and expand NASA research in North Dakota. Following preliminary proposal selection by […]

ND Space Grant is hiring: UND GSA Position

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC is accepting applications for a Graduate Service Assistantship (GSA).  Share this job opening easily by visiting the application guidance PDF. Application Deadline: Friday, January 21, 2022 Eligibility: U.S. Citizen Graduate student enrolled at University of North Dakota (distance or campus-based)  3.0 Minimum GPA Position Details: February 1, 2022 to May 15, 2022 Half-time appointment […]

ND NASA EPSCoR Research Awards Selected

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

The following awards have been selected for funding for Spring 2022. Congratulations! Aaron Kennedy, Atmospheric Science, UND; Research Title:  Balloon-borne Profiling of the Atmosphere to Support NASA PIP and ICESat-2 Observations Omid Beik, Electrical and Computer Engineering, NDSU; Research Title: Multiphase MW Generator for Improved Power Density and Increased Reliability by Reduced DC Capacitive Filtering David Delene, Atmospheric […]

New Book by Rebecca Romsdahl, ESSP Professor

Categories: Earth System Science & Policy

  Dr. Rebecca J. Romsdahl’s Mindful Wandering: Nature and Global Travel through the Eyes of a Farmgirl Scientist takes the reader from a Minnesota farm to England, Morocco, Peru and beyond. Part travelogue, part book of essays, and part scientific manifesto, Romsdahl blends her experiences growing up on a Minnesota farm, studying and teaching environmental […]

ND Space Grant Bridge Fellowship – Connecting Students to STEM Research

Categories: Home Page News, ND NASA Space Grant Consortium, Space Studies

That’s the Big Dipper. That’s the Little Dipper. And not so long ago, that’s about as deep as Lake Region State College graduate Liz Deckert wanted to dip into space science. But that was before the kinesiology major and future chiropractor transferred this fall to the University of North Dakota, where she landed a NASA-funded Bridge Fellowship through […]

UND: TEAMS Pre-service teacher workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC met with University of North Dakota TEAM students and led a pre-service teacher presentation in December of 2021. We presented one hands-on activity and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities.   Activities from the session  NASA GLOBE App   Here are some helpful links: The Google Slides presentation can be found […]

NASA EPSCoR Funds Model Spacesuits for the Future

Categories: Home Page News, ND NASA EPSCoR, Space Studies

By Danielle Sempsrott NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Ever since he was a young boy, watching the televised lunar landings from his hometown of Cañuelas, Argentina, Pablo de León knew he wanted to contribute to human space exploration. Now, as chair of the Department of Space Studies at the University of North Dakota (UND), he’s doing […]